We make lives better through connections. Community members have meaningful opportunities to participate in and influence planning and decision-making at RTD.
Our Community Engagement Team hosts public meetings, attends community events and festivals and provides presentations to groups interested in learning more about transit services.
Engage With Us
Calendar – If you would like to visit with us, go to the Events Calendar to see where the RTD Community Engagement Team will be in the community.
Local Festivals and Events – If your organization or local government is hosting a festival or event and believe RTD’s presence could enhance the experience for participants, drop us a line by submitting the Request for Appearance form at the bottom of the page
Presentations – RTD staff love talking transit! You can request a presentation on topics like transit safety, how to use RTD services, pass programs, discount fares and other RTD initiatives. The Community Engagement Team will work with you to create a meaningful dialogue between RTD and your organization.
Transit Experience – Occasionally, RTD or its partners host hands-on travel training courses to educate new customers on how to ride the RTD system.
*events and times are subject to change
Be a Partner
Committee Participation – Advisory committees are a way for members of the community to be actively involved in RTD projects and initiatives.
- Advisory Committee for People with Disabilities – Comprised of customers, this discussion-based group works to improve the quality and accessibility of RTD’s Access-a-Ride services.
- Customer/Citizen Advisory Committee – This 17-member committee provides region-oriented advice as RTD works to implement its strategic plan.
- Small & Disadvantaged Business Enterprise Advisory Council – Members of the small business community are invited to participate in this council which helps to increase relationship building across D/SBE communities and increase contractor participation and remove barriers to RTD contracts. Email [email protected] for more information.
Board of Director Meetings – RTD is governed by a 15-member publicly elected Board of Directors. Register for upcoming public meetings and review past meeting minutes here. Visit the RTD Meetings Calendar website to view the schedule for upcoming Board meetings.
Contact Customer Care – RTD’s call center is available to answer questions or resolve concerns and can be reached by calling 303-299-6000 or by submitting an electronic comment card.
Contact a Director – Visit the Board of Directors page to contact your representative on the RTD Board of Directors.
Service Changes – Three times a year, RTD Service Development implements modifications to bus and rail schedules. Service Changes are based on analysis of traffic patterns, ridership, economic factors and community feedback. RTD staff host public meetings to discuss proposed changes and collect feedback from customers. Learn more about Service Changes here.
Special Projects – RTD undertakes initiatives that work to improve service delivery across the district, including the Fare Study and Equity Analysis, Reimagine RTD and Northwest Rail Peak Service Study. RTD’s Projects webpage provides detailed information about these initiatives as well as ways to get involved.
News Stop – Learn about special projects and initiatives and other updates on RTD’s News Stop.
Service Alerts – Sign up to receive service text messages and emails so you know when an unplanned service disruption occurs on your route.
Subscribe to Read-n-Ride – Read-n-Ride is RTD’s monthly online customer newsletter that includes the latest information and news about RTD.
RTD Request an Appearance
RTD will only consider event and presentation requests that are submitted at least THREE WEEKS in advance. A confirmation email will be sent after your request is submitted. If you do not receive a response within one week, please contact Community Engagement.
RTD reserves the right to determine what events in which it participates based on the following parameters:
- Relevance to RTD’s mission;
- Availability of resources; and
- Timing and location (RTD attends events within RTD’s District).